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I felt that the elegance of pop music was that it was reflective: we were holding up a mirror to our audience and reflecting them philosophically and spiritually, rather than just reflecting society or something called 'rock and roll.'

 
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Pete Townshend
Pete Townshend
  • Born: May 19, 1945
  • Nationality: British
  • Profession: Musician, Singer-songwriter, Composer, Author

Peter Dennis Blandford Townshend is an English musician, singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist, best known as the lead guitarist, backing and occasional lead vocalist, and principal songwriter for the rock band the Who. His career with the Who spans over 50 years, during which time the band grew to be considered one of the most important and influential rock bands of the 20th century.

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